Graduate Assistant Track & Field Coach – Fairleigh Dickinson University – Florham

Institution: Fairleigh Dickinson University – Florham

Location: Madison, NJ


Job Description

Fairleigh Dickinson University – Florham invites applications for a Graduate Assistant for Track & Field. This position reports to the Head Track & Field Coach and will be responsible for assisting with the overall coaching and management of a designated event(s) group within the men’s and women’s, indoor and outdoor track & field programs. The Track & Field Graduate Assistant will receive compensation in the form of tuition credits (9 credits per semester) and a stipend.

Fairleigh Dickinson University – Florham is a Division III member of the NCAA and a member of the Middle Atlantic Conference.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to):

  • Assist with the development and implementation of training plans for designated event group(s) during indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
  • Coach student-athletes as assigned during practices and meets. Provide oversight and evaluation of student-athletes’ daily progress.
  • Recruit prospective student athletes in compliance with university-developed goals and within NCAA guidelines. Recruitment may include making initial contact with prospective students and families, assisting with campus visits, and maintaining regular contact with recruits.
  • May participate in event scheduling, budget management, procurement of equipment, all aspects of meet management for collegiate and high school events, and fundraising.
  • The employee will be assigned by the immediate supervisor to perform other duties as needed or to perform other reasonably-related duties.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
  • Acceptance or ability to be accepted into a graduate program at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
    – Prior coaching, playing or teaching experience required.
  • Desire to coach within the NCAA Division III philosophy and the MAC and Fairleigh Dickinson University guidelines.
  • Valid driver’s license and a clear driving record is required.
  • Ability to collaborate and participate as an active member of the athletic department and the University community.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Job Categories

NCAA Division III, Graduate Assistant, Track and Field, Sprints, Hurdles, Horizontal Jumps, Vertical Jumps

How to Apply

Other Instructions
To apply please send a letter of interest, a resume, and 3 professional references to Kendall Luy at Please include the position title in the subject line of your correspondence. This position will remain open until filled, with review of candidates to begin immediately.